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Business | 31.08.2014

Translating into high-dollar jobs - Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News Translating into high-dollar jobs Dallas Morning News Lillian Clementi, 55, of Arlington, Va., translates legal and financial documents from French into English for French corporations, and says she loves her job. The number of jobs for translators and interpreters doubled in the past decade.  go to comments
Events | 31.08.2014

Fans of Gabriel García Márquez and Roberto Bolaño Have These Translators to ... - Newsweek

Newsweek Fans of Gabriel García Márquez and Roberto Bolaño Have These Translators to ... Newsweek When Edith Grossman was translating a novel by Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes, she was struggling with how to handle the ubiquitous slang. One day, at lunch with Fuentes, Grossman asked him how he had picked up such a vast repertoire of dirty, vulgar ...  go to comments
Interpreting | 31.08.2014

How Skype Translator Learns Language from Social Media - Gizmodo

How Skype Translator Learns Language from Social Media Gizmodo When Microsoft and Skype revealed Skype Translator in May, everyone displayed awe and wonder at a service that could finally traverse the language barrier. The premise was that the Skype Translator app would convert speech in real time allowing fluid ... and more »  go to comments
Quality | 31.08.2014

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Patent translator RWS Holdings is still talking the right ... - This is Money

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Patent translator RWS Holdings is still talking the right ... This is Money The shares have tumbled from 1018p in February to 794½p today, reflecting disappointment with the group's 2013 buyout of Australian patent filing platform inovia and fears about the effect of the strong pound on profits. Few people are more irked by ...  go to comments
Terminology | 31.08.2014

China Translator of George Orwell's Works Dies from Suicide - CRIENGLISH.com

CRIENGLISH.com China Translator of George Orwell's Works Dies from Suicide CRIENGLISH.com Sun Zhongxu, the Chinese translator of George Orwell's "1984" and "Animal Farm" passed away on Thursday in Guangzhou at age 41. Sun, a graduate of Zhengzhou University's foreign languages department, is also noted for his translation of "The Catcher ...  go to comments
Translation | 30.08.2014

Yelp for iOS gets Bing Translation integration while Twitter quietly drops support - WinBeta

GeekWire Yelp for iOS gets Bing Translation integration while Twitter quietly drops support WinBeta Yelp's mobile apps will begin using Bing translate to translate reviews. Available in all 15 languages supported by Yelp, Bing will now help users post and read reviews around the globe. Yelp tells The Next Web, "Although machine - translation is not ....  go to comments
Industry | 03.09.2014

Victim Identified in Fatal Accident at International Paper Company - WSAV-TV

Victim Identified in Fatal Accident at International Paper Company WSAV-TV UPDATE: A spokesperson for International Paper identifies the victim as 58-year-old maintenance employee Ricky Salter. He died in the handling area of the Savannah mill. The cause of death is unknown, but the company is conducting a full investigation. International Paper worke...  go to comments
Localization | 31.08.2014

Skype's Real-Time Translator Learns How to Speak From Social Media - IEEE Spectrum

IEEE Spectrum Skype's Real-Time Translator Learns How to Speak From Social Media IEEE Spectrum Think you have trouble deciphering social media slang? Try translating it. Microsoft researchers have been studying how to translate social media, and in their efforts they came across a way to teach the company's upcoming Skype Translator how to speak ...  go to comments
Technology | 01.09.2014

VMware Moves to Defuse Software Threats, Plans Hardware - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal VMware Moves to Defuse Software Threats, Plans Hardware Wall Street Journal The company used its annual conference in San Francisco to announce plans to distribute a version of OpenStack—a tool for managing data centers—and software offering features of a technology called containers that some companies use to develop and ... VMworld...  go to comments
Training | 03.09.2014

World Cup finalists Germany and Argentina renew rivalry in pick of ... - Fox News

Fox News World Cup finalists Germany and Argentina renew rivalry in pick of ... Fox News Gemany's head coach Joachim Loew , left, talks to Manuel Neuer, center, and Thomas Mueller during an open training session ahead of the friendly soccer match between Germany and Argentina on Wednesday in Duesseldorf, Germany, Monday, Sept. ...  go to comments
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